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About the Leo Baeck Institute, New York – Library – Periodicals The Library of the Leo Baeck Institute, New York (LBI) , is the leading library and archive dedicated to the history of German-speaking Jews, and it holds more than 1,600 periodical titles in its collections. The LBI Library is digitizing periodicals unique to its holdings with special emphasis on periodic publications of German-Jewish organizations that highlight the rich cultural life of German-speaking communities before...
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About the Leo Baeck Institute, New York – Archives The Leo Baeck Institute, New York (LBI) Archives preserve and catalog family papers, community histories, personal correspondence, genealogical materials, and business and public records that touch upon virtually every aspect of the German-Jewish experience. These records, entrusted to LBI by individuals, families, and organizations, form the foremost repository of collective memory for Central European Jewry, but they also document key...
Jüdische Presszentrale Zürich und jüdisches Familienblatt für die Schweiz Summary: "Jüdische Presszentrale Zürich" was the central press for the Jewish community in Zurich and the illustrated family paper for Switzerland ("illustriertes Familienblatt für die Schweiz"). Title varies: Jüdische Presszentrale Zürich und illustriertes Familienblatt für die Schweiz. Dates of publication:  [Jahrgang 1] (1918) -Jahrgang 23 (1940) = [Nr. 1]-1061 Digitized holdings: Jg. 1,...
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Around 35,000 to 40,000 Jews immigrated to Argentina between 1933 and 1945, despite the country’s strong anti-Semitic sentiments and increasing discrimination against Jewish immigrants. “Jüdische Wochenschau” (“Jewish news of the week”) was a Zionist-oriented newspaper that served the German-speaking Argentinean Jewish refugee community. It provided local and world news; listings for synagogue services and community events; and birth, death, and marriage announcements. As an...
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Das jüdische Echo (Munich, Germany) "Das jüdische Echo" ("The Jewish Echo") was the newsletter of the Zionist organizations in Bavaria ("Mitteilungen der Zionistischen Vereine Bayerns"). In its first issue the editorial staff wrote that the paper would become "das Echo aller Vorgänge im innerjüdischen Leben und in der grossen politischen Arena, die unsere Zeit und unsere Zukunft betreffen" ("the echo of all occurrences in inner Jewish life and in...
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Selbstwehr : Jüdisches Volksblatt (Prague, Czech Republic) Subtitle varies: Unabhängige jüdische Wochenschrift, Mar. 1907-Dec. 1921 Summary: "Selbstwehr" ("self-defence") was a Zionist Jewish weekly published in Prague. After absorbing "Jüdisches Volksblatt" ("Jewish people's newspaper") published in Ostrava, "Selbstwehr" became the most widely Jewish newspaper in the Czechoslovakia. Its editors included Siegfried Kaznelson, Felix Weltsch...
Topic: Zionism Czechoslovakia Periodicals.
Zeitschrift für hebraeische Bibliographie (Berlin and Frankfurt am Main, Geramany) Varying Titles: Zeitschrift für hebræische Bibliographie, Zeitschrift für hebräische Bibliographie. Summary: The "Zeitschrift für hebräische Bibliographie" ("journal for Hebrew bibliography") originally began as a continuation of Moritz Steinschneider’s "Hebräische Bibliographie". The "Zeitschrift für hebräische Bibliographie" was edited by the prominent Jewish...
Topics: Hebrew literature Bibliography Periodicals, Jewish periodicals, German-language periodicals, Jews...
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Hebraeische Bibliographie : Blätter für neuere und ältere Literatur des Judenthums (Berlin, Germany :  1858-1882) Alternative titles:  Ha-mazkir Succeeded by:  Zeitschrift für hebräische Bibliographie (1896-1921 [?]) Dates of publication:   Jahrgang 1, No. 1 (Jan./Feb. 1858)-Jahrgang 21, No. 23/24 (Mai/Juni/Juli/Aug. 1882). Source:  "Hebräische Bibliographie" ("Hebrew bibliography") was a journal for "neuere und ältere Literatur des Judentums"...
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"Ha-Me'assef served as the organ of the Haskalah in its Hebrew aspect. It was published regularly between 1783 and 1790, with difficulties until 1797, and revived from 1809 to 1811. It was published by the Doreshei Leshon Ever ("Friends of the Hebrew Language") in Königsberg founded in 1783, and renamed in 1786 Shoharei ha-Tov ve-ha-Tushiyyah ve-Doreshei Leshon Ever ("Seekers of Good and Wisdom and Friends of the Hebrew Language"). Even Ha-Me'assef published articles...
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Israelitische Wochenschrift : Zeitschrift für die Gesamtinteressen des Judentums (Berlin, Germany : 1899-[1906?]). Summary: "Israelitische Wochenschrift" ("Jewish weekly paper," known as "Jeschurun" from 1892 to 1895, and "Allgemeine israelitische Wochenschrift" ("universal Jewish weekly paper") from 1895-1898) was described as a liberal Jewish newspaper. It ran for almost 15 years, covering general, religious and social news. Issues also...
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Editor: 1926-38, Friedrich Thieberger. Dates of Publication: 1.1922 - 17.1938 [?] Digitized Holdings: Jg. 2, Nr. 1, 3-10 (1923); Jg. 3, Nr. 1-10 (1924); Jg. 4, Nr. 1-10 (1925); Jg. 5, Nr. 1-10 (1926); Jg. 5, Nr. 1-10 (1926); Jg. 6, Nr. 1-10 (1927); Jg. 7, Nr. 1-3, 5-10 (1928); Jg. 7, Nr. 1-3, 5-10 (1928); Jg. 8, Nr. 1-10 (1929); Jg. 9, Nr. 1-10 (1930); Jg. 10, Nr. 1-10 (1931); Jg. 11, Nr. 10 (1932); Jg. 12, Nr. 1-10 (1933); Jg. 17, Nr. 2-7 (1938) Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media...
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Mitteilungsblatt des Landesverbandes der israelitischen Religionsgemeinde Hessens. Later title: Mitteilungsblatt des Landesverbandes israelitischer Religionsgemeinden Hessens, < Nov. 1931-Aug. 1936 > Later title: Gemeindeblatt des Landesverbandes ..., < Nov. 1936-July 1937 > Later title: Juedisches Gemeindeblatt fuer das Gebiet Hessen, < Sept. 1937 > Summary: Newsletter for the Jewish religious community of Hessen. Dates of Publication: Jahrgang 1 (1926)-[Jahrgang 12, (1937)?]...
Topics: Jews Germany Hesse Periodicals, Jewish periodicals, German-language periodicals, Periodicals...
Die Deborah : jüdisch-amerikanische Familienzeitung (Cincinnati, Ohio) Summary: Isaac Mayer Wise (1819-1900) introduced "Die Deborah" in 1855 as a German-supplement to his weekly newspaper “The Israelite.” It was the first Jewish periodical in America devoted to women. "Die Deborah" was published for 47 years and ceased in 1902, two years after Wise's death. "While ostensibly directed at women, the journal also served the larger needs of 19th-century America's...
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The "Mitteilungen" is the newsletter of the council of the "Centralverein deutscher Staatsbürger jüdischen Glaubens" ("Central Organization of the German Citizen of Jewish Faith"). The "Centralverein" was founded in 1893 in an effort to counter rising anti-Semitism and bring together citizens of Jewish faith in Germany. The "Central-Verein" represented the majority of assimilated, middle-class Jews in Germany. (Sources: Encyclopaedia Judaica,...
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Monatsberichte des Bundes Freier Wissenschaftlicher Vereinigungen (Berlin, Germany : [1887-1928?]) Title varies.  Issues to No. 139 (1907) have the title: Monats-Berichte der Freien Wissenschaftlichen Vereinigung an der Universität Berlin; issues for No. 140 (Apr. 1907)-Nr. 176 (Aug. 1911) have the title: Monatsberichte der Freien Wissenschaftlichen Vereinigung an der Universität Berlin und der Freien Wissenschaftlichen Vereinigung an der Technischen Hochschule zu BerlinIssue No. 300 (Jan....
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The "Zeitschrift des Schwesternverbandes der B'nei B'rith," (also called the "Logenschwester," “lodge sister,” from 1928 to 1934) was the newsletter of the ladies’ auxiliary of B'nai B'rith in Germany. The newsletter published articles on Jewish women’s religious life in addition to reporting on the organization’s meetings and events. Dates of Publication: Jahrgang 1, Nummer 1 (15. April 1928) - Ceased publication with: Jahrgang 10 (1937)? Digitized Holdings: v. 1,...
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Jung Juda : Zeitschrift für unsere Jugend (Prague, Czech Republic) Summary: "Jung Juda" was a magazine for Jewish children founded by the Zionist Filipp Lebenhart in 1899. The articles in "Jung Juda" consist of poems, biographies, instructional essays, letters, pearls from the Talmud, sayings, riddles, and a section to practice translating Hebrew. (Source: Encyclopaedia Judaica) Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you are attempting to access are made available...
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Israelitischer Jugendfreund (Berlin, Germany : 1895-[1905?]) Title variants:  Jung Israel : illustr. Halbmonatschrift für die jüdische Jugend, vol.11 (1905). Summary:   "Israelitischer Jugendfreund" ("Friend of the Jewish youth") was a magazine for the "Belehrung und Unterhaltung der israeltischen Jugend" ("instruction and amusement of Jewish youth"). It contained plays, poems, stories, articles and even riddles written specifically for Jewish...
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Allgemeine israelitische Wochenschrift (Berlin, Germany : 1895-1898) Subtitles vary:  Jeschurun, Zeitschrift für die Gesamtinteressen des Judentums Summary: "Allgemeine israelitische Wochenschrift" ("universal Jewish weekly paper," known from 1892 to 1895 as "Jeschurun," and after 1899 as "Israelitische Wochenschrift" ("Jewish weekly paper")) was described as a liberal Jewish newspaper. It ran for almost 15 years, covering general, religious...
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by Israelitischer Lehrerverein in Boöhmen
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The “Oesterreichisch-Israelitische Union” (“Union of Austrian Jews”) was a political organization that represented the concerns of Jews in the Austrian Empire. Founded in the 1880s, the “Oesterreichisch-Israelitische Union” fought against anti-Semitism and pursued equal rights for Jews. The union had a legal office that tracked discrimination and supported legal action for violations of equality against Jews. The organization’s “Monatsschrift” ("monthly newsletter";...
Topics: Jews Austria Periodicals., German-language periodicals, Jewish periodicals., Periodicals Austria.,...
Die Welt : jüdische illustrierte Zeitung : unpolitisches Familienblatt (Prague, Czech Republic : [1935-1937?]) Summary: "Die Welt" was a "jüdische illustrierte Zeitung" ("Jewish illustrated newspaper") and an "unpolitisches Familienblatt" ("unpolitical family paper"). It's publisher, Hugo Gold, a prominent Czech-Jewish publisher. Dates of publication: 1935-1937? Digitized holdings: Jg. 1935, Nr. 4-18 (Juni-Dez.); Jg. 1936, Nr. 1-23...
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Jüdisches Gemeindeblatt : Mitteilungsblatt der Israelitischen Gemeinde Bremen. :amtliches Organ der Gemeindeverwaltung (Bremen, Germany : 1929-1933). Summary: The Jewish community newsletter of Bremen.   Continued by: Israelitisches Gemeindeblatt (Bremen, Germany : < Mai 1933 >) Continued by: Gemeindeblatt der Israelitischen Gemeinde Bremen (1933-[1936?]) Dates of publication:  Jahrgang 1, No. 1 (1. April 1929)-[Jahrgang 5, No. 3 (15. März 1933)?] Digitized holdings: Vol. 1 (1929):...
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by Israelitische Kultusgemeinde (Wiesbaden, Germany)
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Mitteilungsblatt der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde Wiesbaden : amtliches Organ des Gemeindevorstandes. Summary: The newsletter for the synagogue community of Mannheim. Continued by: Jüdisches Gemeindeblatt der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde Wiesbaden, < Jg. 4, Nr. 16 (1937)-Jg. 5 (1938) > "Verlagsort: Mannheim 2," Jg. 4, Nr. 7 (1937)-Jg. 4, Nr. 14 (1937). Editors: Aug. 15, 1933-Mar. 8, 1937, Paul Lazarus; Mar. 24, 1937-1938, Lothar Rothschild. Dates of publication: [Jahrgang 1],...
Topics: Jews Germany Wiesbaden Periodicals., Israelitische Kultusgemeinde (Wiesbaden, Germany) Periodicals,...
"Blätter für jüdische Geschichte und Litteratur" was a "magazine for Jewish history and literature" published as supplement to the orthodox Jewish newspaper "Der Israelit." Edited by Leopold Loewenstein. Dates of Publication: Jahrg. 1, Nr. 1 (1899)-Jg. 5, Nr. 9 (Dec.1904) Digitized Holdings: 1899 - 1904 Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you are attempting to access are made available for research, teaching, and private study. You may reproduce a...
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"Agudas Jisroel" was an Orthodox Jewish movement that began in the early 20th century in an effort to counteract Zionism, Reform movements, and growing assimilation. "Agudas Jisroel's" "Jugendorganisation" ("youth organization") was a union of Jewish youth organizations that observed Jewish law ("Bund gesetzestreuer jüdischer Jugendvereine"). Published during World War I, the "Feldbrief's" audience was most likely German-Jewish...
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"Der ungarische Israelit" ("the Hungarian Jew") was the "unparteiisches Organ für die gesammten Interessen des Judenthums" (the "nonpartisan organ for the complete interests of the Jewry"). Edited by Rabbi Ignaz Bak, it published articles for German-speaking Jews in Hungary. Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you are attempting to access are made available for research, teaching, and private study. You may reproduce a single copy of this media...
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The "Blätter des Verbandes Jüdischer Heimatvereine" was a newsletter published for the union of Jewish "Heimatvereine" of Posen (Poznań, Poland). A "Heimatverein" is an organization whose members seek to preserve and promote the traditions and culture of the land they consider to be their homeland. From 1926 to 1933 the newsletter was known as the "Posener Heimatblätter" ("homeland newsletter of Posen") and it was published by the...
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The "Israelitische Wochenschrift" ("Jewish weekly newspaper") was a conservative newspaper for Jewish religious and social interests.(Source: "Presse, jüdische." Jüdisches Lexikon. Table I, page v) Editors: Jan 5, 1870-Sept. 25, 1878, Abraham Treuenfels; Oct. 2, 1878-Dec. 31, 1894, Moritz Rahmer Dates of Publication:   Jahrg. 1, Nr. 1 (1870)-Jg. 25, Nr. 52 (1894) Digitized Holdings: Jan. 5, 1870 -  Dec. 1894 Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you are...
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Published in the late 19th century for the Jewish community in Bohemia, “Das Abendland” (“The Occident”) was the “Central-Organ für alle zeitgemäßen Interessen des Judenthums” (“central organ for all contemporary interests of Judaism”). In its first issue, the paper’s editorial board wrote the paper intended to discuss general political and social questions from the standpoint of Judaism, as well as the affairs of the Jewish community, including local news of overall...
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The "Zentralausschuss der Deutschen Juden für Hilfe und Aufbau" ("Central Committee of the German Jews for Relief and Reconstruction") was a welfare organization founded in 1933 by the "Reichsvertretung der deutschen Juden" ("Reich Council of German Jews"). The "Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden" was established as an umbrella organization representing Jewish interests on a national level and was run by such prominent Jewish community...
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Gemeindeblatt der Jüdischen Gemeinde Duisburg : amtliches Organ der Gemeinde. Other titles: Gemeindeblatt der Synagogengemeinde Duisburg, Jahrg. 1, Nr. 2 (Nov. 30, 1928)-Jg. 2, Nr. 2 (Feb. 1, 1929) Gemeindeblatt für den Synagogenbezirk Duisburg, Jahrg. 2, Nr. 3 (Feb. 22, 1929)-Jg. 3, Nr. 4 (Feb. 17, 1930) Summary: Community newsletter for the Jews of Duisburg. Succeeded by: Nachrichten der jüdischen Gemeinde Duisburg (1936-); Mitteilungen der jüdischen Gemeinde Duisburg ( -). Appeared from...
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"Der jüdische Herold" ("the Jewish herold") was an "unabhängig orthodoxes Organ" ("independent Orthodox organ") published weekly in Slovakia during the interwar period. "Der jüdische Herold" was published in German and Hungarian. Dates of Publication: Began publication in 1925[?] - Ceased publication in 1938[?] Digitized Holdings: Jg. 13, Nr. 26 [1938?] - Jg. 41, Nr. 8 [1939?] (INCOMPLETE). Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you...
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Das Echo : Revista democratica cultural en idioma aleman = Die unabhaengige Halbmonatsschrift Boliviens in deutscher Sprache fuer Politik, Kultur und Wirtschaft ( La Paz, Bolivia) Title varies: Unabhängige Halbmonatsschrift Boliviens in deutscher Sprache für Politik, Kultur und Wirtschaft "Das Echo" was a cultural democratic newspaper written in German and Spanish. It was evidence of the large influx of the 20,000 refugees who fled to Bolivia before the war to escape National...
Topics: Jews Bolivia Periodicals, Jews, German Bolivia Periodicals, Jews, Austrian Bolivia Periodicals,...
"Jüdisches Jahrbuch" was a yearbook published for the Berlin Jewish community. The "Jahrbuch" was a guidebook to Jewish organizations and establishments in Germany and in Berlin in particular. It included an index of Jewish clubs and societies, contact information for Jewish communities in other German cities, and lists of Jewish newspapers along with other valuable information. Issues of the "Jahrbuch" also included a literary part in which authors wrote on the...
Topics: Jewish communities Germany Berlin Periodicals, Berlin (Germany) Registers, Jews Germany Berlin...
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The "Israelitisches Predigt-Magazin" (Jewish sermon magazine) was published in the late 19th century by the rabbi Moritz Rahmer. Contributors included notable rabbis such as Selig Gronemann, Adolph Schwarz, Adolf Lewin, and Michael Silberstein. It contains sermons for the Sabbath, festival days, and special occasions (like weddings and burials). Earlier issues also had reviews and announcements about other sermons. Edited by Moritz Rahmer Dates of Publication Jahrgang 1...
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“Jüdisches Volksblatt” (“Jewish people’s newspaper”) intended to serve the national cultural and economic interests of “der bewussten Judenschaft” (“the self-aware Jewry”) of Czechoslovakia and Galicia. Its editor from 1919 to 1921 was the Zionist Hugo Herrmann. In 1922, “Jüdisches Volksblatt” was absorbed by “Selbstwehr,” a Zionist weekly published in Prague. (Sources: “Jüdisches Volksblatt” Jg. 3, Nr. 1 (Jan. 7, 1921); Naor, Uri. "Selbstwehr."...
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The  collection  contains documentation of the  Weil   family  of  Steinsfurt , which was compiled for the  Weil   family reunion in 2002. Included in the  collection  is a  family  tree of the descendants of Low Feis-Weil (1751-1826) from 1751 to 2002, including some birth and death dates and locations; personal histories written by various members of the  Weil   family ;  family  photographs; history of the Jewish community in  Steinsfurt ; schedule of events for the  Weil...
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by Seelenberger, Gustav Julius; Seelenberger (Family : Grünstadt, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
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Extensive survey of the ancestors of Gustav Seelenberger of Grünstadt. Information is presented in a tabular format, typically providing vital information (birth, marriage, death, etc.) and a short biographical paragraph for each individual family member. The manuscript is divided into sections based on the various branches of the family as defined by marriage. The manuscript is also richly indexed on the basis of surnames and vital dates. There is furthermore an index relating personal names...
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by Verband der Jüdischen Gemeinden Schleswig-Holsteins und der Hansestädte
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by Synagogengemeinde (Breslau, Germany). Religions-Unterrichts-Anstalt II-III.
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Jahres-Bericht der Gemeinde-Religions-Unterrichts-Anstalt /erstattet von Dr. J. Guttmann, Rabbiner. Synagogengemeinde (Breslau, Germany). Religions-Unterrichts-Anstalt II-III. Summary: The annual report of the Jewish community's school for religious education.   Digitized holdings: Vol. 54 (1897)-Vol. 60 (1903); vol. 62 (1905); vol. 65 (1908); vol. 70 (1913)-vol. 71 (1914)
Topics: Synagogengemeinde (Breslau, Germany). Religions-Unterrichts-Anstalt II-III.
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Gemeindeblatt der Israelitischen Gemeinde Bremen : amtliches Organ der Gemeindeverwaltung (Bremen, Germany : 1933-[1936?]) Summary: The community newsletter for the Jewish community Bremen. Continues: Jüdisches Gemeindeblatt : Mitteilungsblatt der Israelitischen Gemeinde Bremen (April 1929-March 1933). Continues: Israelitisches Gemeindeblatt : Mitteilungsblatt der Israelitischen Gemeinde Bremen ( < Mai 1933 >) Editor: 1933, 1936, Max Markreich; 1934-1935, Max Gruenewald.
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Revue : der isrealitischen Kultusgemeinde von Böhmen (Organ zur Wahrung der Interressen der israelitischen Kultusgemeinden). Added title in Czech: Revue : israel. náboženských obcí v Čechách (list hájíci náboženských obcí), Jg. 1 (1903) Subtitle varies: Organ der israelitischen Kultusgemeinden , < Nov. 1904- > Summary: The "Revue" was a journal for the Jewish community of Bohemia. It published in German, but earlier issues included parallel editions in Czech or a...
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Jüdische Chronik : Monatsschrift  (Žatec (Ústecký kraj) and Teplice, Czech Republic : 1894-[1900?]) " Monatsschrift zur Verallgemeinerung jüdischen Wissens und zur Wiederbelebung des Interesses an allen jüdischen Angelegenheiten" Summary: "Jüdische Chronik" ("Jewish chronicle") was a monthly conversations-magazine. In its introduction, its editors wrote that the magazine's goal was to focus on the inner affairs of the Jewish community, its religious...
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Stammbaum : the journal of German-Jewish genealogical research. Officially published by the Leo Baeck Institute with issue 13 (May 1998) Dates of publication:  Vol. 1, no. 1 (winter 1992-93)-Issue 37 (summer 2007)
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The collection contains family trees of the Hutzler and Millhiser families. The Hutzler family tree includes the descendants of Moses Hutzler from the mid 18th to late 20th century with birth and death dates. The family tree is accompanied by indices arranged alphabetically by family members' last names, additional biographical notes on some family members, and photographs. The Millhiser family tree includes the descendants of Arkiba Millhiser from the early 19th to late 20th century with birth...
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“Jeschurun” was a magazine for the scientific study of Judaism. Its founder and editor was Joseph Isaac Kobak, the district rabbi of Bamberg who began the magazine as a student in Lemberg. (Sources: Jüdisches Lexikon, Biographisches Handbuch der Rabbiner, Teil 1, Band 2)
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The "Blätter" is the newsletter of Agudas Yisroel and the Agudas Yisroel Youth Organization in Germany. Later issues were published by both the Agudas Yisroel Youth Organization and Palästina-Zentrale (Palistine Central). Agudas Yisrael was an Orthodox movement that disapproved of secular Zionism, although it was not opposed to settlement in Palestine. Youth groups affiliated with Agudas Yisroel dedicated much of their efforts to readying their members for settlement in Erez Israel...
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Das jüdische Blatt (Strasbourg (France) and Ansbach (Mittelfranken), Germany : [1910-1914?]) Summary: A newspaper for Jewish communities in Strasbourg (France) and Ansbach (Mittelfranken, Germany). Edited by Pinchas Kohn. Dates of Publication: Jahrgang 1 (1910) - 5.Jahrgang (1914). Digitized Holdings: Jg. 2, Nr. 38 (Sept. 1911); Jg. 4, Nr. 1 (1913)- Jg. 5, Nr. 31 (Juli 1914) (INCOMPLETE) MISSING: Jg. 4, Nr. 35, 36 (1913); Jg. 5, Nr. 15, 16, 19 (1914) Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital...
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Continued by: Israelitischer Reichs-Bote : Organ für religiöse, wissenschaftliche und gemeinnützige Interessen des Judentums ([1881?]-1882) “Der israelitische Bote” (“The Jewish Messenger”); published later with the title “Israelitischer Reichsbote,” or “The Jewish Empire-Messenger”) was a weekly newspaper with a strong conservative religious focus. (Source: “Presse, jüdische” In: Jüdisches Lexikon, table, page V) Edited by Moritz Baum Dates of Publication: Jahrgang 1...
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Bulletin des Leo Baeck Instituts (Tel Aviv, Israel : 1957-1969, 1974-1991) Former and Varying Titles: Bulletin (Leo Baeck Institute (Jerusalem)) LBI Bulletin Bulletin fuer die Mitglieder der Gesellschaft der Freunde des Leo Baeck Institute Publikationen des Leo Baeck Instituts : Bulletin for sponsoring and contributing members of the Leo Baeck Institute, Inc. Publikationen des Leo Baeack Instituts : Bulletin. Beginning in 1960, volume enumeration included Jahrgang. After 1969, Jahrgang dropped...
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Born in Posen (now Poznan, Poland) on May 5, 1895, Kantorowicz was a historian, who specialized in the Middle Ages. After serving in World War I, he fought with the Freikorps against the Poles in Posen, and against the Spartacist uprising in 1919. He received his doctorate at Heidelberg in 1921, and began teaching at Frankfurt am Main in 1930, receiving a chair in 1932. He was a member of the Stefan George Kreis, and is best known for his biography of Emperor Frederick II. He took a leave of...
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Jüdisches Gemeindeblatt für die Synagogengemeinde Breslau. Summary: The newsletter of the synagogue community of Breslau. Editor: Manfred Rosenfeld. Continues: Breslauer Jüdisches Gemeindeblatt (Jahrgang 1, Nr. 1 (8. August 1924)-Jahrgang 14, Nr. 14 (25. Juli 1937)). Dates of publication: Began publication with: Jahrgang 14, Nr. 15 (10. August 1937)- Ceased publication with Jahrgang 15 (1938). Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you are attempting to access are made available for...
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Summary: The newsletter for the Jewish community of Wiesbaden. Continues: Mitteilungsblatt der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde Wiesbaden, [Jg. 1], Nr. 1 (1933)- < Jg. 4, Nr. 14 (1937) > Editor: Lothar Rothschild. Dates of publication: Began publication with: Jahrgang 4, Nr. 16 (20. August 1937). Ceased publication in 1938? Digitized holdings: Jahrg. 4, Nr. 16 (20. August 1937)-Jg. 4, Nr. 23 (26. November 1937); Jahrg. 5, Nr. 1 (7. Januar 1938)-Jg. 5, Nr. 5 (4. März 1938) Copyright and...
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"Ozar Ha-Hachaim" was a periodical dedicated to the discussion of the "science and history of Judaism" ("Wissenschaft und Geschichte des Judentums"). It published articles on rabbinical literature, specifically the Talmud. "Ozar Ha-Hachaim's" publisher, Chajim Juda Ehrenreich, was a Hungarian-born rabbi who served the orthodox communities in Holešov (Czech Republic), Deva (Romania), and Humenné (Slovakia). In 1942, he and his family were killed by the...
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About the Leo Baeck Institute, New York – Library – Books Collection The Library of the Leo Baeck Institute is internationally recognized as the most comprehensive repository for books documenting the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry. Over 80,000 volumes and 1,600 periodical titles provide important primary and secondary material. Rich in rarities ranging from early 16th century writings to Moses Mendelssohn and Heinrich Heine, first editions and dedication copies of works by...
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Jahresbericht der Religions-Unterrichts-Anstalt I der Synagogen-Gemeinde über das Schuljahr ... / erstattet von dem Dirigenten der Anstalt Rabbiner Dr. Rosenthal. Synagogengemeinde (Breslau, Germany). Religions-Unterrichts-Anstalt I. Imprint: Breslau :[Druck von:] A. Schüler, < 1899-1912 >. Summary: The annual report of the school for Jewish education for the community of Breslau.   Digitized holdings: Vol. 49 (1899)-vol. 54 (1904); vol. 58-vol. 59 (1908-1909); vol. 61-vol. 62...
Topic: Jewish religious education of children Poland Wrocław
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Shanghai Jewish Chronicle (Shanghai, China : 1939-1945) Summary: The Shanghai Jewish Chronicle was one of many German-language periodicals published for Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai in an effort to escape National Socialism. Before World War I, the Jewish population in Shanghai was estimated to be 700; by 1945, the population increased to 25,000 as Jews sought refuge from persecution in Europe (this statistic includes Russian Jews who fled after the 1917 revolution). After failing to...
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Jüdisches Archiv :Zeitschrift für jüdisches Museal- und Buchwesen, Geschichte, Volkskunde und Familienforschung. Summary: "Jüdisches Archiv" ("Jewish archive") was the magazine for the study of Austrian Jewish museum artifacts and bibliography, history, social studies and genealogy ("Zeitschrift für jüdisches Museal- und Buchwesen, Geschichte, Volkskunde und Familienforschung"). Its editor, Leopold Moses, was a historian, librarian and archivist. In 1934...
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